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Happy work-iversary to me: looking back at my first year in PR

Today is my work-iversary at Tecmark. 12 months ago to the date, I was a timid (and not afraid to admit it) final year student walking through the doors of Portland Street for the very first time. Not really knowing what to expect. One thing I didnโ€™t expect and never could have comprehended though is… Continue reading Happy work-iversary to me: looking back at my first year in PR

Lifestyle

Three Cheers for Three Years

The saying 'time flies' couldn't ring more true when it comes to my university experience. I literally blinked and it was over. Don't get me wrong, whenever I heard that from a family member or an older friend I had to force myself not to eye roll, yet here I am three years down the… Continue reading Three Cheers for Three Years

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A Not-So Unfortunate PR Plan

PSA: my new favourite Twitter account, (as of today) is the Series of Unfortunate Event's page. I often talk about what happens when brands get their PR wrong, but what happens when they get it right? I often see a lot of good PR, I mean, it's all around us every day (whether you realise… Continue reading A Not-So Unfortunate PR Plan

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The Rise of YouTube – When did Vloggers Become so Important?

YouTube has been around since 2005 and was typically famed for music videos - yet fast forward 13 years and it's actually one of the most popular and influential platforms across the whole social web. Vloggers have been around for years but have only recently come to prevalence in the past few. They now have… Continue reading The Rise of YouTube – When did Vloggers Become so Important?

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Why Trump is a PR Nightmare

Political views aside - as that's what I'm not here to talk about - whatever your opinions are on the current 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump are. I think one thing we can all agree on is that he is literally a PR's worst nightmare. But first off, lets talk about how… Continue reading Why Trump is a PR Nightmare

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NME Wave Bye-Bye to Print ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป

I was a big fan of NME growing up and still continued to support them even as the copies grew smaller and smaller; even now I tend to pick one up on the way in to work. So, when I heard on the radio that today is to see their last ever printed copy go… Continue reading NME Wave Bye-Bye to Print ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป

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Switch it up or Leave it Alone?

Coca Cola is making some pretty big changes to its brand this year, including the redesign of their traditional Diet Coke packaging and the introduction of an array of new 'weird and wonderful' flavours to partner this: Ginger Lime Fiesty Cherry Zesty Blood Orange Twisted Mango One I thing we can all agree on is… Continue reading Switch it up or Leave it Alone?

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Lacoste Just Dropped a Groundbreaking Campaign

Something that caught my eye this evening was the movements of famed polo brand Lacoste and their bold new resigns of the renowned white polo under their 'Save the Species' campaign'. Their new, limited edition designs will replace the iconic crocodile with an endangered species and will only sell as many polos as there are… Continue reading Lacoste Just Dropped a Groundbreaking Campaign

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Snapchat and the $1.3 billion Mistake

As far as in-app update mistakes go, Snapchat topped the tables this week with their completely resigned interface that came with no prior warning or option to update. I think it's safe to say, having the app myself and following social media comments, that there's not a person who favours this update to its previous… Continue reading Snapchat and the $1.3 billion Mistake

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Justin Forsyth Resigns from UNICEF – a Step in the Right Direction

Oxfam ought to take a step in UNICEFs direction, with their recent breaking news announcement that Deputy Director Justin Forsyth is resigning after facing three complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff. The ex-boss of UNCIEF and Save the Children was said to have 'unreservedly apologised' to the three female staff at the head of… Continue reading Justin Forsyth Resigns from UNICEF – a Step in the Right Direction